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PROMISSORY NOTE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does promissory note mean? 

PROMISSORY NOTE (noun)
  The noun PROMISSORY NOTE has 1 sense:

1. a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time

  Familiarity information: PROMISSORY NOTE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROMISSORY NOTE (noun)


Sense 1promissory note [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

note of hand; promissory note; note

Context example:

I had to co-sign his note at the bank

Hypernyms ("promissory note" is a kind of...):

certificate of indebtedness; debt instrument (a written promise to repay a debt)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "promissory note"):

demand note (a note payable on demand)

note receivable (your right in a promissory note in which the maker promises to pay a certain amount of money at a certain time)

note payable (a note promising to pay a certain amount of money at a certain time)

municipal note (a municipal debt instrument with a maturity of less than 2 years)

IOU (an informal debt instrument; representing 'I owe you')

time note (a note that specifies the time (or times) of repayment)


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